My Words Went on Vacation and This is What They Left Me With

May 11, 2009
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are just too stubborn
they choose when to come
when to go.
They leave
without so much as a warning
deserting the blank pages
and leaving you
empty and speechless
with the want to speak,
but nothing to say
they have too much freedom
they choose
what they create
and what they don't
They don't care
if your paper is due tomorrow
because once they have left
you are alone
they have a mind of their own
there's no such thing
as writer's block
there are only word vacations
the substitutes they supply you with
are never as good
as when the words
are willing to work with you
when the words get back
from wherever they go
that's when you speak

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celloizmylife said...
Mar. 20, 2010 at 3:52 pm
Wow, this reminds me of the short story i wrote about writer's block last year. Mine wasn't nearly as upbeat as this though, I was miserable that the sunny weather was making it impossible for words to come.
DarkSun said...
Jun. 12, 2009 at 9:57 pm
I love this.
I'm a fan.
Anjo! said...
May 16, 2009 at 1:23 am
Wow. Awesome. I love it. I think every writer can relate to this. Your awesome. keep bringing your work, I'll be checking if you put any new ones up =]
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